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The equations defining a curve of genus $ 4$

Author: George R. Kempf
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 97 (1986), 219-225
MSC: Primary 14H40; Secondary 30F10
MathSciNet review: 835869
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Abstract: For most curves of genus 4 and characteristic $ \geqslant 3$ the second osculating cone of the theta divisor is the cone over the canonical curve.

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